We know you guys love barbecue. We love it too, and St. Louis has no dearth of top-notch barbecue joints. But it's not a new phenomenon, and these places deserve more recognition. The question is, which one is the best?
Vernon's BBQ (6707 Vernon Avenue; 314-726-1227):
HaroldBanks: Vernon's BBQ
Lil' Mickey's Memphis Barbecue (1020 Cave Springs Boulevard, St. Peters; 636-922-4227)
jamangrum: Lil Mickeys BBQ
Gobble Stop Smokehouse (1227 Castillons Arcade Plaza, Creve Coeur; 314-878-5586)
whiskeyandsoba: Gobble Stop Smokehouse
Smoking Barrels BBQ (5641 South Kingshighway Boulevard; 314-669-9455)
StLouis28: Smoking Barrels BBQ
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